Leadership IS personal

Robert was well known as an executive who would go ballistic for the smallest of transgressions by others. He seemed to take everything personally, and often blamed the messenger who reluctantly carried any bad news into his office. I often heard him yelling and swearing so loudly at someone that you could hear every word […]

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Four ways to move beyond berating yourself

Good, kind, empathetic leaders (yes, they’re out there!) are especially vulnerable to having negative self-talk. This can take the form of ruminating and spinning about things they inadvertently did or didn’t do to others. Does this sound like you? Berating yourself for something you’ve done in the past can’t help you to move forward. You’ll […]

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What it really means to be a strong leader

  For many, a “strong leader” may equate to tough, forceful, and powerful. Although there are situations that call for this kind of leadership, there are a select (and few) times when these qualities are necessary. Strong leaders are needed in our world and our organizations, and their strengths should shine through in the way […]

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